Monday, 4 September 2017

Best Beauty Advent Calendars 2017

It is that time of year again when Advent Calendars for us Beauty Junkies come to life and start to appear in emails, online and generally teasing us across social media.  I have had an Advent Calendar blog post for the last few years and last year was simply phenomenal with the sheer numbers of Beauty Calendars available and this year is going to be even bigger!  I always begin these posts in July when the first teasers tend to hit my inbox and by mid-August having amassed a whole lot of detail and information, my head is buzzing with excitement.  
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Some of these Advent Calendars are available to purchase right now too and I will update and add more information as it becomes available! So for 2017 we have.... starting from the most expensive right down to the more budget friendly offerings...

Jo Malone - Jo Malone this year has this amazingly pretty Georgian townhouse design and it features quite a decadent collection of both mini perfumes and scented body creams. 
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It will be on sale for an exclusive period HERE for £300 from October 2017 before it goes on sale nationwide at Jo Malone boutiques including John Lewis.

Diptyque  If ever there was a luxury candle advent calender than it has to be this one from Diptyque. Inside the calendar you will find 15 35g candles, one 50g candle and two skin and body products.

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The Diptyque advent calendar will retail at £300 and is available from diptyqueparis.co.uk from November.

Harrods - I am quite excited by this Advent Calendar and when the news hit my inbox I did do a little squeal. 

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With 25 beautiful drawers filled with luxury beauty from brands such as NARS who are including their Laguna bronzer as a deluxe mini, a 30ml Omorovicza Gold Shimmer Oil, a 5g Velvet Noir Mascara from Marc Jacobs Beauty , A Huda Beauty Lip Strobe in Enchanting 4ml, the very much loved Sol de Janeiro Brazalian Bum Bum Cream Travel S and an Acqua di Parma red candle 65g to name just a few of those products. This Calendar will retail for £250, however the value of the contents racks up to approximately £500 and is available from 1st October HERE.



Liberty Advent Calendar 2017 - This is the holy grail of beauty advent calendars and one which looks as stunning as the products it includes.
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This year the Calendar which will feature full size products including a Diptyque candle, Byredo hand cream and Le Labo perfume. It's value rings in at over £500 and is priced at £169 at Liberty London from 25th October 2017.

Fenwicks of Bond Street - Now this is also a really pretty Advent Calendar and I like it a lot.
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Using illustrated artwork by Clym Evernden, this beautiful Christmas design of the shop front has numbered drawers inside. Mixing it up with a combination of skincare, makeup and haircare you will find brands such as Armani Beauty, Aveda, Bobbi Brown, Caudalie, Charlotte Tilbury, Eve Lom, MAC, Nails Inc, NARS and REN to name a few. It is priced at £150 and is exclusive to Fenwicks and Bentalls but you can join the waiting list right HERE so when it goes on sale in October you can nab one.

Elemis - This is a brand I feel I should know more about than I do, but what a great advent calendar this looks.

This is a 24-door calendar and it includes the following products and more - Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, the Pro-Collagen Cleansing Balm and the Papaya Enzyme Peel. It is available from 1st November 2017 at Elemis.com

Molton Brown- Back again for 2017 and slightly similar to the 2016 version, the Molton Brown Advent Calendar includes everything from fragrances to shower gels and body creams to hand lotions,

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Molton Brown's advent calendar houses 24 of the best-smelling beauty products, ever. It's priced around £150 and is available here from moltonbrown.co.uk  Available now.

Charlotte Tilbury's Naughty And Nice Magic Box Advent Calendar - Back for 2017 is the Charlotte Tilbury Advent Calendar and one that got a whole lot of attention last year, but in fairness it does look amazing.

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Inside the calendar you will find mainly best-selling hero products, in seriously cute travel sizes and it launches in October 2017 for around £150 via Charlotte Tilbury and possible Selfridges.



John Lewis - This is one calendar which excites me the most and you can get your hands on it already right HERE.

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As it comes from John Lewis, you know there will be some amazing brands an they include products such as  This Works Deep Sleep Pillow Spray, Guerlain Mon Guerlain Eau de Parfum, Bobbi Brown Smokey Mascara, mini NARS Blush Orgasm Blusher, a MAC Lip Intensity Lipstick, Marc Jacobs Highliner Gel Eye Crayon in Blacquer and a whole lot more. Priced at £149 HERE and Available now

Estee Lauder Brands - The joy of having a friend who works for a huge magazine is the hint she is able to drop and this one is huge.
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This Calendar excites me for many reasons, it is so reasonably priced and it features a whole house of Estee Lauder brands - MAC, Clinique, Origina, Darphin, GlamGlow and so many more, some of which I have never tried! It will be priced at £125 and is available around the end of October and should be on a variety of sites - I will update!

Selfridges L'Oreal Beauty Calendar - This is the first of two calendars which feature a collaboration with L'Oreal.
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With contents featuring YSL, Lancôme, Kiehl’s, Urban Decay and Victor & Rolf you get a good mixture of brands which fall under the L'Oreal umbrella and if there is anything you have been wanting to try but haven't yet, for £120 this calendar could be that perfect introduction. Available from Selfridges at the end of September.



Makeup Revolution Christmas Tree - Right up here with the luxury advent calendars sits the first of two offerings from Makeup Revolution.

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Inside this Christmas Tree you will find 25 Full-sized Makeup Revolution products which includes 1 x Bronzing palette, 1 brow enhancing stick, 5 redemption eyeshadow palettes, 1 blush stick, 2 Ultra Strobe Balms, 3 Lip Euphoria Lip Glosses, 1 Ultra bronzer powder, 1 amazing curl mascara, 1 Euphoria eyeshadow and contouring palette, 1 makeup blending sponge, 1 bronze stick, 2 salvation palette, 1 brush cleaning tool, 1 blush palette, 1 bronze shimmer highlight powder, 1 highlight stick, 3 give me more lip powder lipsticks, 1 duo face sculpt powder and 2 Salvation Intense Lip Lacquers. Available now for £120 from Superdrug HERE.

ESPA Advent CalendarESPA advent calendar is a new addition this year and it does look quite incredible.

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Hiding behind one of the 24 doors is an ESPA product for beautiful skin and a dose of inner calm. Products include a selection between 3ml-15ml and includes Overnight Hydration Therapy, Optimal Skin ProMoisturiser, Soothing Bath Oil and Skin Rescue Balm. Available from October via ESPA (here) it will be priced around £100.

The Bodyshop - Back again with a choice of three Advent Calendars this year is The Bodyshop and with something for every budget you can find the following.

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Ultimate Advent Calendar which is in red retails for £99 (worth £212), The Deluxe Advent Calendar in Green retails for £65 (worth £116) and The 24 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar in purple retails for £45 (worth £86). You can grab one or all of them now right HERE.



Kiehl's Advent Calendar - Back for 2017 and incredibly bright and colourful, the Kiehls advent Calendar will be exclusive to Selfridges.

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Featuring 24 of their award-winning products all travel-sized, including cult favourites like Midnight Recovery Concentrate and Creme de Corps. Priced at £95, exclusive to Selfridges, from October 2017.

Boots Luxury Advent Calendar with L'Oreal - I think this is an intriguing advent calendar and one which is really competitively priced.

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Inside the festive house you will find a mixture of skincare, make-up and fragrance from YSL, Victor & Rolf, Ralph Lauren and Lancôme. Some of the contents include; YSL Blur Primer, Lancôme Mini Matte Shaker, Lancôme Bi Facil Eye and Victor & Rolf Flowerbomb Mini. It launches towards the end of September and will be priced a £95 at Boots HERE.

Cowshed - I adore Cowshed as a brand, their cheeky names and spa like scents are just divine.
Fill with all kinds of pampering essentials from skin-loving moisturisers to spa-scented bath oils it will be available from October 2017 and priced at £90 here.


L'Occitane Luxury Advent Calendar - One of my absolute favourite brands is back with a 2017 Advent Calendar and one which is much more luxurious than previous offerings.
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This year L'Occitane launches its first ever luxury calendar, with 24 extra-lovely Provençal treats including skincare hero Divine Cream and the newest fragrance, Terre de Lumiere. It will retail for £89 at loccitane.co.uk from September 28th.


Essie Nail Polish Advent Calendar 24 Day Christmas Countdown - If you love nail polish and love Essie then perfection in the form of an advent calendar is here for you.

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Essie have brought a 24 day advent calendar out for 2017 and it contains a fun festive mix of colour, gel couture and nail care products adding #essielove to your Christmas countdown! Includes 7 nail polishes (a mix of core colour and gel couture), 13 mini nail polishes, 1 mini nail polish remover and three Essie mani surprises. Also, contains 5 shades exclusive to the calendar. £80 Superdrug and available now.


Rituals 3D Advent Calendars - I adore Rituals as a brand and they have some of the nicest candles I have ever used. This year there is a choice of two advent Calendars, one is a deluxe calendar and the other is an Exclusive Calendar.

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As you can imagine, both calendars are filled with amazing products from The Rituals of Sakura Range, The Rituals of Hammam and a few more besides. Available now from Rituals and the Deluxe Calendar is priced at £79.50 and the Exclusive Calendar is £59.50.

LookFantastic - Never has an advent calendar been more popular and I have been induated with people asking me if there will be one from LookFantastic this year and here is the answer - YES.

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With a Wonderland theme for 2017, LF has given very little information as to what you will find inside the calendar, but what I do know is that there will be nine full-size products, 16 deluxe samples, 19 exclusive products, 13 skincare products, three beauty tools and seven colour cosmetics. It has an RRP over £300 and will be priced at £79. It will be available from 10th October, but you can pre-order it now at www.lookfantastic.com.



bareMinerals - This Bare Minerals advent calendar houses everything you could need whether you are a huge fan, know a little about the brand or are yet to be full introduced.
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This Calendar will include everything from lip glosses, lipsticks, blushers, eyeshadows, mascaras and a skincare treat. Available nationwide from Boots, John Lewis, Debenhams, House of Fraser and Selfridges from 12th October 2017 and will be priced at £75.


Clinique 24 Days Calendar - Clinique are back with a 24 days of Clinique Advent Calendar. If you love all things Clinique, then this is the one for you.
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 Inside you will find a nice mix of both skincare and make-up including Chubby Stick Moisturising Lip Colour Balm, Pep Start Hydro Blur Moisturiser, Lash Power Mascara and Pep Start Eye Cream. It will cost £75 and is available from Selfridges in October

Lush Advent Calendar - There is always excitement when Snow Fairy is back in Town but a Lush Advent Calendar is also just as exciting.
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Within this Calendar there are twelve Christmas and non-Christmas themed beauty products in there which include three bath bombs (Christmas Sweater, Golden Wonder, Sherbet Dip, Never Mind the Ballistics, Shoot for the Stars), bubble bars (Christmas Cracker, Plum Snow, Christmas Eve), shower gels (Bubbly, Snow Fairy), Baked Alaska Soap and Buck’s Fizz body conditioner. Available NOW and priced at £67.50

Liz Earle 2 Days of Christmas - For all you Liz Earle fans out there, this is the calendar for you.
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This Calendar will feature many of the Liz Earle iconic products such as Cleanse & Hot Polish Hot Cloth Cleanser, Soothing Eye Lotion, Intensive Nourishing Treatment Mask and Eyebright Soothing Eye Lotion, many of these are 50ml sizes too which I find quite impressive. Alongside the skincare products you will also receive 2 pure cotton cloths, 1 sponge and a soft white headband. Priced around £60 this calendar will be available from both John Lewis and Boots from September.

Decléor Advent Calendar - Their 24-door advent calendar is brimming with everything from skincare essentials to heavenly body treats. 

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If you are a fan of the brand you will need to grab it quick as these sell out really quickly. Available at Decléor spas and John Lewis NOW priced at £65 here.


You Beauty Advent Calendar - You Beauty are back with a bumper advent calendar this year and there are some incredible brands inside.
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Inside you will find the links of bareMinerals, The White Company, Leighton Denny, Rodial, Dr Organic and a whole lot more.  Retailing for just £60 (here) this calendar has an RRP of £240+!  Available from 1st October.



Clarins -  This is a 12-days if deluxe Clarins products which includes some of their hero products.

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Available from 1st October and will be priced around £60.


ASOS - After the success of the 2016 Calendar, fans of ASOS have the 2017 beauty calendar to look forward too.

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Inside there will be products from brands such as Alpha-H, Rodial, REN, Nip + Fab, Caudalie and so much more.  It will retail for around £55 from mid September directly from ASOS HERE.

Amazon Beauty Calendar - OOh well when I spotted this on Amazon I got a tad excited! Decorated in a black and gold marble effect box, the calendar features a drop down box effect which is quite clever and behind each of the 24 doors you will find a selection of Amazon favourites which includes Balance Me, Laura Geller, Molton Brown, Ardell, Essie, Rimmel and many more.
It will be priced at just £50 and is available from 1st October but you can sign up to pre-order now HERE.

Ciaté - Ciate are back with their mani month calendar. Behind each door is either a nail polish, file, nail topper or a treatment. 

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With everything you need to get nails ready throughout the festive season this Calendar will be priced at £50 and will be widely available from October at ASOS, Feel Unique, Very and if you are in the US, you can grab it from Sephora.

NYX - This Calendar will feature all the NYX hero products in a 24-piece advent calendar, perfect for both beauty beginners and the makeup obsessed, alike. 

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Inside this calendar you will find products such as imatte lipstick, cream lipstick, chubby lip cream, liquid lipstick, matte lip cream, lipstick and creamy lip lipgloss. Priced at £65 it will be available from Boots and Boots.com from 18 September.

Zoella 12 Days of Christmas - For all you Zoella fans out there, we have an Advent Calendar for 2017 and you can find it right here for £50.
Makeup Revolution - Available now and priced at just £50 it won't make too much of a dent in your wallet.

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This calendar Contains: 3 beautiful baked highlighters, 1 bronzer, 6 amazing lipsticks in various shades, 4 makeup brushes, 1 eyeshadow primer, 1 liquid highlighter, 1 Revoholic Travel Mirror, 2 pressed highlighters, 2 strobe balms and 1 full size exclusive Revoholic Eyeshadow palette and you can grab yours HERE.


L’Occitane Beauty Advent Calendar - This is the second offering from L'Occitane and it features so many of my favourite products.

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This one launches at the end of September, around 28th and will be priced at just £49 from uk.loccitane.com

Boots No.7 - Now this was so popular in 2016 that I am guessing it will be this year.
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Said to contain some of No.7's best selling products, it will go on sale on October 25th HERE and will be priced at just £40!

Soap and Glory - All hail the pink stuff... Soap and Glory have an advent Calendar and I suspect this one will sell out quicker than any of their deals ever do - which is quick.

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This calendar will include everything from body butters to hand creams and moisturisers to shower gels. Coming to Boots for £40!

Laura Ashley - I was quite surprised to find this listed, but it looks really cute all the same and is perfect for Laura Ashley fans.

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This Royal Bloom advent calendar comes wrapped like a parcel with drawers filled with items such as luxury shower cream minis, body lotions, body polish, body lotions, hand and nail creams, bath crystals and luxury bath foam. Priced at £40 it will be available in Boots from mid-September HERE.

Jack Wills Advent Calendar - Back for 2017 is Jack Wills and their 2016 version was a really cute box with drawers, so slightly different for 2017 with a more traditional looking one.
Inside will be a selection of products from the brand including skincare, haircare and nail products and it is only £35!  Available from 18th September from Boots.

M&S Beauty Advent Calendar -  For 2017, the M&S Beauty Advent Calendar houses an edit of their most coveted beauty products from Eyeko to Korres plus a little something from Alpha-H!

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Available from October you can grab this for £35 when you spend £35 on clothing and home here.

Sleek Makeup - If you're a Sleek fan, be sure to pick up this advent calendar.


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Filled with all the essentials from liquid lipsticks to liners, and mascara to contour kits, there's every you need for a full makeup bag update. Coming to Boots for £35 here.



FeelUnique are joining the Advent Calendar race again this year with a very budget friendly option.

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Inside the Calendar, you will find products from brands featured across the Feelunique website and at £35 it might just be the most purse friendly one there is.  Available soon here.

Holland and Barrett Ethical Calendar - New to the scene is Holland and Barrett with their Ethical Calendar.
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It will be available in stores from around 18th October 2017 and will include natural beauty products like Weleda Skin Food, Trilogy Rose Hip Oil and Yes to Charcoal Face Wipes. Priced at £35 HERE.



Yankee Candle - Every Year without fail these calendars seem to fly off the shelf, I know my sister is always keen to get her hands on one.


Behind each window concealing a different wax melt/votive for each day, including a special votive candle for the 24th window. Priced at £34.99 this calendar goes on sale in October from Yankee Candle.

Benefit Advent Calendar - Going with the theme of San Francisco Winter Wonderglam as the theme, the Benefit Advent Calendar is all things bold and pink.
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As you can imagine it is filled with some fab products and is a must for all the Benebabes out there.  It will be exclusive to Debenhams and obviously Benefit stores and is priced at £34.50 ad you can grab it from November.



Tanya Burr 12 Days of Christmas - Tanya’s calendar this year is called Tanya’s Treats and has 12 days of Tanya Burr beauty to be found behind each door.

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Inside you will find; lip glosses, nail polishes, glitter liners and eye shimmer pots. It is priced at £30 and is available right now HERE from Superdrug.


Just because it is such an 'in thing' right now - Beauty & The Beast 12 Days Advent Calendar and it is available right now.
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Open a window every day from Christmas and enjoy Mad Beauty's 12 Day calendar designed and inspired by Beauty & and the Beast, Disney's 1991 classic animated movie. Retailing at £12 here.


So once again this year there is already quite a lot of choice to be had when it comes to Beauty Advent Calendars and I would love to know if any one of these has caught your eye already!




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34 comments:

  1. I want them all! I think the Look Fantastic, ASOS & Marks and Spencer look the most affordable for what's inside. I like ones with lots of different brands inside.

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  2. I'll take one of each! I've never had a beauty advent calendar before but I would love one! xx

    Beautylymin

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  3. Love that asos have a calendar! The M&S one seems such good value too! X

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  4. OMG what are you doing to me?! I always love the Liberty's one so will be getting my hands on that again this year x

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  5. Ahh they're all so pretty and definitely every beauty enthusiast's dream. I hope to score one of these!

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    Lyka Chiang

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  6. I want the jo malone one!!!! Amazing run down!!!!

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  7. I want so many of them! x

    www.ofbeautyandnothingness.co.uk

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  8. BRB... going to buy that Beauty and the Beast one immediately. Hopefully this will finally be the year I get a Body Shop one too!

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  9. Aaaaah these have made me so excited for Christmas! Loving the look of the ASOS and the NYX one, seem more purse friendly for me :)

    Heather xox || http://www.xhighlandbeauty.co.uk

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  10. I am not a beauty product fan really but these do look good! I am all over the Lush one, if it comes out again this year!!

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  11. Ohhhh wow so exciting! I think I will pick the M&S one up if I can x

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  12. It feels like they launch earlier and earlier each year but I am excited none the less! x

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  13. Thanks for the reminder, I need to order mine early so I actually get one this year

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  14. I would love to get one, but I just cannot give over that kind of money without getting to choose it all, it makes me sad every year lol

    Erin || MakeErinOver

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  15. I always miss out on these!! Not this year though lol!!
    Chantelle x
    The Girl In The Tartan Scarf

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  16. The look fantastic and NYX ones look amazing, I need to get these in my life! Thanks for the heads up! :D

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  17. Oh wow, there's so much variety! I wouldn't know which to choose! I want them all, haha x

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  18. I am so excited about this years, I had a Yankee candle one last year and the M&S one the year before so this year I'm not sure what to get. The Boots one looks like great value for what's inside but I want to see what Lush come out with x

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  19. A great idea for those who love beauty products. I do like the look of the boots one as it seems a like good value x

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  20. so many this year omg so exciting!

    Can I just say your blog is beautiful! OMG! thanks for sharing great post

    jadieegosh

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  21. Last year I got the M&S one and I spot some repeat products inside! Thanks for this post though, it's great to see them all in one place, not sure which one to get yet tho! x

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  22. Wow, so many great choices here. I really need to get a beauty advent calendar this year xx

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  23. Great list! Id like one of each! Some are a little eye watering in price but i guess there like a 'To me, From me!' so thats okay right?

    Kylie | www.firstforeverything.co.uk

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  24. Blimey! That's some post! Phew! Well done you!!

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  25. My goodness who knew there were so many beauty advent calendars?! Something for every taste!

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  26. OMG there are going to be SO many good ones this year. I don't know how I will chose. I loved the ASOS one last year and will likely get it this year.

    Cass | CassandraMyee

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  27. These all look amazing, too many to choose from!!

    Kate | https://paintingoctober.blogspot.co.uk

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  28. Great post! I love the look of the John Lewis one

    Rachel | Hey Rachieface

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  29. There are so many advent calendars this year! If only I had the money to buy them all! x

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  30. Oh boy I would be really happy with any of those! I'm looking at getting my kids a lego or playmobil calendar this year so perhaps I should get a nice one for myself too :)

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  31. I NEED that calendar! So cool, I've honestly never heard of that type of advent calendar but it looks fun and awesome!

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  32. I love how advent calendars have become such a big thing. I had a Yankee candle one last year, haven't decided on this year yet!

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  33. ahhhh i wanna get my hands on that diptyque one!!

    han // hxanou.co.uk

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